Tufts clinches top seed for NESCAC tournament

Tufts field hockey enters the postseason this weekend sitting in the driver’s seat after closing out the last week of the regular season with three wins and clinching the top seed in the NESCAC with an 8-2 conference record (13-2 overall). Tufts, which improved to third overall in the latest national poll, easily handled Gordon in a […]

5 things you will see over this Halloweekend

Halle-freaking-lujah! At long last, fellow Jumbos, it’s Halloweekend — arguably the most happening weekend in the fall semester — and you won’t want to miss out. There’s no excuse not to dress up, even if all you do is pull a Jim from “The Office” (2005-2013) and stick a “Hello my name is Dave” tag […]

Tufts janitors vote to authorize strike if no agreement is reached

Tufts janitors voted to authorize a strike if necessary as negotiations with Cushman & Wakefield (C&W) Services near the contract expiration date of Oct. 31. Voting began on Wednesday and continued through Thursday afternoon’s final voting round in Tilton Hall, in order to include each janitorial shift. The affirmative vote from the “vast majority” of Tufts janitors […]

Team Q, LGBT Center present third annual ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’ event

This Halloween weekend, Team Q and the LGBT Center’s event is BYOP — bring your own props. For the third year in a row, the groups are coming together to present “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975) tonight at 9 p.m. in Barnum Hall Room 008, complete with a live performance and the audience participation for […]

Jumbos nearly best defending national champion Williams, fall 2-1

Tufts traveled to Bowdoin on Tuesday where it pulled off a 1-0 victory after falling to the No. 2 Williams Ephs 2-1 on Saturday. Tufts ended the regular season 5-4-1 in the NESCAC and 7-5-3 overall, finishing 5th in the NESCAC thanks to winning the tiebreaker over Bowdoin and Conn. College. Against Bowdoin, Tufts put on a strong display in the first half […]

Tufts Dining receives ‘Green Restaurant’ awards at all 10 locations

Tufts Dining has recently received 3-star certifications at all of its campus locations from the Green Restaurant Association (GRA), a nonprofit organization that recognizes food service providers for their work in becoming environmentally sustainable, according to the GRA website. The GRA rates food service establishments from one to four stars based on their environmental friendliness, according to […]

Tufts enters NESCAC tournament seeded second

The Jumbos closed out the regular season with a loss to the Bowdoin Polar Bears on Tuesday, finishing with a conference record of 6-2-2. Nationally ranked No. 19, Tufts enters Saturday’s NESCAC tournament as the second seed to No. 4 Amherst (8-1-1). Tufts overcame Williams (6-3-1) on Saturday in a hard-fought 1-0 contest to maintain its lead over Williams in the NESCAC standings. […]

Vinny’s Variety Pack Week Eight: Something old, something new

I recently found out that a member of my family is getting married, which got me thinking: isn’t having a fantasy football team like marriage? Let me explain. You devote all of your time to your team, sometimes you have a few bad weeks and get angry at your team, but then you have a […]

Tufts Social Impact Network hosts lecture by Wendy Spencer

Wendy Spencer, chief executive officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), spoke at the Tufts health sciences campus as part of the Tufts Social Impact Network’s annual kickoff event last night. Spencer discussed the role of national and local community service in U.S. politics and her own career in the field of service […]

Editor’s Challenge | Week 8

Welcome to week eight of editor’s challenge. Last week, yours truly, Executive Sports Editor Phillip Goldberg, caught fire and nailed 10 out of 14 possible match-ups. My Giants, Dolphins and Buccaneers picks were especially unpopular, as no more than two of my peers agreed on any of them. Thanks to my transcendently lucky week, I am […]